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Ida Crawley

 (1867 - 1946)
Ida Jolly Crawley was active/lived in North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Tennessee.  Ida Crawley is known for landscape, large scale female figurative.

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Ida Crawley


Ida Jolly Crawley (1867-1946) was born in Pond Creek, Tennessee. In addition to being an artist, she was also a writer, lecturer, and amateur anthropologist. She founded the Crawley Museum of Art and Archaeology in her home on Park Avenue in Asheville, North Carolina.

She studied at the Corcoran Art School in Washington, D.C. and in Germany and Paris. In 1904 exhibited her work at the Appalachian Exposition in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she won a gold medal. She painted landscapes, large canvases with women in spider webs, and was considered a skillful copier of European masters.


Submitted February 2005 by Laura Crockett, Fine Arts Specialist, Brunk Auctions. She credits the staff members of Brunk Auctions.



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About  Ida Crawley

Born:  1867 - Pond Creek, Tennessee
Died:   1946
Known for:  landscape, large scale female figurative